Arctic

Beautiful day for berry picking

Isabelle Dubois took this photo of her two huskies while out berry picking on Sept. 15. (Photo by Isabelle Dubois)

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West Baffin Co-op and Canada Goose team up to promote Inuit art

The West Baffin Eskimo Co-operative says it will continue its partnership with Canada Goose in support of Kinngait artists. Known for its parkas, Canada Goose has developed within its retail stores a large collection of Inuit art, much of it from Kinngait, the co-op said in a recent release. In addition to buying drawings, prints and carvings, Canada Goose has also commissioned original art installations for its stores. Kinngait artists are now showcased in Banff, Beijing, Boston, Calgary, Chicago, Edmonton, Harbin, Hong Kong, London, Milan, Minneapolis, Montreal, New Jersey, New York, Paris, Shanghai, Shenyang, Toronto and Vancouver. “We are pleased to count an internationally renowned company like Canada Goose as one of our friends and supporters,” said West Baffin Eskimo Cooperative President Pauloosie Kowmageak. (Photo courtesy of the West Baffin Eskimo Co-op)

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Baleen

Baleen by Shuvinai Ashoona, is a special edition print that’s included with this year’s sale. It’s in recognition of the artist winning the 2018 Gershon Iskowitz Prize for her outstanding contribution to the visual arts in Canada. (Image courtesy of Dorset Fine Arts)